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NEF Block Kids Building Competition

The NAWIC Education Foundation (NEF) Block Kids Building Program is a national building competition for children in Kindergarten through 6th grade and introduces them to construction careers. Our Central Missouri Chapter sponsors this free event for students in mid-Missouri. 

Participants are asked to create something construction related without adult help or guidance using approved materials.

The below photos are from our 2023 competition - check back for information about our next Block Kids Building event in January 2024!

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Participants are given 45 minutes to complete their project using blocks, foil, string, and a rock.

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After finishing their project, students have the opportunity to complete a woodworking project - this year they took home a tool caddy! 

Awards and prizes are given for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each age group, as well as Grand Champion for the overall highest scoring project!

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